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Syria has lost more than 700 doctors to war: UN

Syria has lost more than 700 doctors to war: UN

“Schools, hospitals, mosques, water stations – they are all being turned into rubble,” chief of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria says More than 700 doctors and medical personnel have been killed in attacks on Syrian hospitals since the outbreak of civil war more than five years ago, UN investigators said on Tuesday. Commission chief Paulo Pinheiro told the ... Read More »

Italy’s Osteria Francescana named world’s best restaurant

Osteria Francescana

Italy’s Osteria Francescana tops list of world’s 50 best restaurants while Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca is at No. 2 and New York’s Eleven Madison Park is at No. 3 Italy’s Osteria Francescana was crowned world’s best restaurant of 2016 at an awards ceremony in New York, the first Italian establishment to win the annual accolade. As for the ... Read More »

West Bank Palestinians in distress as Israel cuts water supply in Ramadan

West Bank Palestinians in distress as Israel cuts water supply in Ramadan

Thousands of Palestinians have reportedly been left without access to safe drinking water during Ramadan as Israel has cut off the water supply to large areas of the West Bank, Palestinian authorities claim PALESTINE – Israel has cut water supplies to large areas of West Bank leaving thousands of Palestinians without sufficient drinking water during the holy month of Ramadan. Palestinians now ... Read More »

Alligator drags toddler into lake at Disney world resort in Florida

Alligator drags toddler into lake at Disney world resort in Florida

The two-year-old boy’s father attempted to wrestle with the alligator but lost FLORIDA (United States of America) – A 2-year-old boy was attacked and dragged into the water by an alligator on the shores of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Tuesday night was still missing early Wednesday morning. Sheriff Jerry Demings said, ‘As a father, as a grandfather, we’re ... Read More »

Four injured in blast at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport

Policemen are seen at the site where an explosion happened at Shanghai Pudong International Airport in east China's Shanghai, June 12, 2016. Photo: Xinhua

Explosion at Shanghai Airport, caused by “self-made explosives”, injures at least four people SHANGHAI – Four passengers were injured after an explosion at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Sunday afternoon, Airport authorities said. Local reports that suggested the blast that injured four passengers was caused by firecrackers or “self-made explosive materials”. The blast at China’s second-busiest airport, Shanghai Pudong Airport, ... Read More »

10 ways you can help reduce plastic pollution

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How you can help keep our marine life from eating and swimming in garbage Plastic is all around us. It’s in our homes, our offices, our cars, our playgrounds. We use it to package food, bottle products, bag produce, make dinnerware and utensils, make most of the things. Plastics have undoubtedly helped us to manufacture, package and ship goods more ... Read More »

Global peace deteriorating as terrorism hits new all-time high

Global peace deteriorating as terrorism hits new all-time high

Global Peace Index records a historically less peaceful and more unequal world  World became less peaceful in the last year, reveals 2016 Global Peace Index (GPI). The Report shows growing global inequality in peace, with the most peaceful countries continuing to improve while the least peaceful are falling into greater violence and conflict. The study, by international think-tank the Institute for Economics and ... Read More »

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